KATHMANDU — The national reconstruction campaign led by the recently formed Reconstruction Authority will be formally initiated from January 16, 2016, on the occasion of eighteenth National Earthquake Safety Day.
Talking at a press meet organized by Earthquake Safety Day Publicity Sub-committee on Friday in the Capital, Director of Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Ramesh Prasad Singh said a declaration about the initiation of reconstruction works under the reconstruction authority will be made on January 16.
The reconstruction works are expected to begin formally with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laying the foundations for the reconstruction of Rani Pokhari in Kathmandu and houses in Bungamati of Lalitpur respectively.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost